Smokey Quartz Bracelet (BR0001)
Sterling Silver Smokey Quartz Bracelet 8 and 1/2 inch long
Smoky Quartz is the national gem of Scotland. In Celtic cultures, Smoky Quartz was sacred to the Druids. This stone represented the dark power of the Earth gods and goddesses. It was also associated with the ancient Greek goddess, Hecate, the goddess of magic.
Smoky Quartz regained popularity during the Victorian era in Britain. It was often worn in mourning jewelry in the 19th century. Mourning jewelry were decorative pieces worn by those who had suffered a loss.Darker stones, like Smoky Quartz, were a staple of these pieces that were often worn for a customary period of one to two years. Queen Victoria began this trend when she wore mourning jewelry after the death of her husband, Prince Albert.
Sterling Silver Smokey Quartz Bracelet 8 and 1/2 inch long–national gem of Scotland